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CSPAN
Aug 20, 2012 12:00am EDT
democratic conventions. next, secretary of state hillary clinton discusses u.s.-south ever correlations. then, a forum on economic lessons learned from the calvin coolidge administration. after that, rick santorum at the young americans foundation. tomorrow on "washington journal," bill kristol on the latest developments in the presidential race. and a look at the u.s. tax system with an mit professor who argues that america is not taxed enough, compared to other industrialized nations. and a look at a website that focuses on the african american community. with your calls, tweets, and e- mails, live on c-span. secretary of state hillary clinton recently concluded an 11 day trip to africa, where she visited six nations including south sudan, kenya, and south of africa. she visited the university of the western cape and talked to students about the global partnership between the united states and south africa. this 40 minute event from cape town is courtesy of the south african broadcasting corporation. >> when it was suggested that i deliver a speech in south africa, and we
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2012 9:00pm EDT
republican and democratic conventions, live here on c- span. next, hillary clinton on u.s.- south africa relations. then the ceos of google and twitter. at 11:00 p.m., another chance to see q&a. >> secretary of state hillary clinton recently concluded an 11-day trip to africa, visiting six nations, including the newest country, south sudan, as well as kenya and her last stop, however, where she visited the university of the western cape and talked to students about the global partnership between the u.s. and south africa. >> this 40 minute event is courtesy of the south african broadcasting corp., also known as sabc. >> when it was suggested that i deliver a speech in south africa, and we ask the south african embassy in washington, there was only one answer. the university of the western cape. [applause] of course, it is in most fitting institution, despite the ambassador's prejudiced. because this distinguished, diverse, and story university has played such an important role in berthing a new south africa. at a time when apartheid was deeply entrenched, the faculty and staff of
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
completed an 11 day trip to africa. she spoke at the university in cape town south africa. and the broadcasting corporation. >> when it was suggested that i deliver a speech in south africana and we asked the south african embassy in washington there was only one answer. the university of west. [applause] >> of course it is a most fitting institution despite the ambassador's prejudice. this distinguished and storied university has played an important role in berthing a new south africa. at a time when apartheid was entrenched the faculty and staff took a brave stand over the years. they were in the vanguard of the struggle for justice even giving thought to a new constitution. it is only appropriate that this university and this area of south africa which has known both the despair of apartheid and the birth of new freedom was once called the cape of storms before it became the cape of good hope. i first came to south africa in 1994 for the inauguration of nelson mandela. someone who is a great leader and a hero to many including myself. i sat at the inauguration and watched the so
PBS
Aug 17, 2012 7:00pm PDT
call the islands takeshima, the south korean call them dock ckddokdo. south korean officials need to agree before the court will hear the case. >> translator: japan will propose to south korea that we settle the takeshima issue based on international law in a calm, fair, and peaceful manner by bringing the issue to the international court of justice for arbitration in the near future. >> he said japan regards south korea as an important member of the united nations. he appealed to the government in seoul to allow the matter to be heard in court. foreign men ster gemma has summoned the south korean ambassador to inform him of the decision. south korean president bak made an unprecedented trip to the eyelets last friday. they say he entered the territory illegally and they summoned the japanese ambassador from seoul. this territorial dispute between japan and south korea has been going on for more than half a century. the takeshima or dokdo islands are located 150 kilometers northwest from shimane prefecture. there's two main eyelets and several dozen smaller rocks. the japanese govern
KCSMMHZ
Aug 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
. noda criticized south korean president lee myung-bak for his visit two weeks ago to the takeshima islands in the sea of japan. he urge south korea again to accept japan's proposal to refer the issue to the international court of justice. >> translator: south korea unilaterally occupied the islands after world war ii. the question is whether this act was justified and in line with international law. what's important is to adopt a peaceful and diplomatic approach based on international law and justice. >> noda said it's important for both sides to keep a wider perspective in mind. >> translator: wise people of south korea are important partner and neighbor with whom we share common values. we need to remain calm despite our different positions. >> the south korean foreign ministry spokesperson has responded to noda's remarks. >> translator: prime minister noda repeated an illegitimate claim over our territory. it clearly belongs to south korea. historically, geographically and in line with international law. we condemn the remarks and urge the prime minister to immediately withdraw
KCSMMHZ
Aug 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
international court of justice. the japanese call the islands takeshima and the south korean called them dokdo. they need to agree before they hear the case. >> reporter: japan will propose to south korea that we settle the takeshima issue based on international law in a calm, fair and peaceful manner by bringing the issue to the international court of justice for arbitration in the near future. >> he said japan regards south korea as an important member of the united nations. he appealed to the government in seoul to allow the matter to be heard in court. foreign minister gemba has summoned the south korean ambassador to inform him of the decision. south korean president bac made an unprecedented trip to the islands on friday. they say he entered the territory lylely and they summoned the japanese ambassador from seoul. this dispute between japan and south korea has been going on for more than half a century. the takeshima or dokdo islands are in the shimane prefecture. there's two main eye lets and several other smaller rocks. the japanese government stated in 1905 that the islands fel
PBS
Aug 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
public that he would protect japan's national interests and diplomatic rows with south korea and china, and he made an appeal for calm. noda stressed the importance of maritime territories for japan. he said authorities will ensure stable control over remote islands and increase security in the waters around them. he said government officials will make better efforts to explain japan's stance to the international community. noda criticized south korean president lee myung-bak for his visit two weeks ago to the takeshima islands in the sea of japan. he urged south korea again to accept japan's proposal to refer the issue to the international court of justice. >> translator: south korea unilaterally occupied the islands after world war ii. the question is whether this act was justified and in line with international law. what's important is to adopt a peaceful and diplomatic approach based on international law and justice. >> noda said it's important for both sides to keep a wider perspective in mind. >> translator: wise people of south korea, our important partner and neighbor with whom
ABC
Aug 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
today. most of the rain, however the actual showers and storms, have been to our south northern virginia down through virginia beach and norfolk. that's where most of the active weather has been and of course the caribbean sea or tropical storm ernesto right on the limits of a category one hurricane. ernesto will keep strengthening. hour by hour tomorrow 70s. we're surging back up into the 80s and 90s. we'll talk about how the rest of the week develops. >> city police arrest a man. it happened outside the district courthouse. roosevelt leftwich as it all for us. >> police say 25-year-old tavon williams put an officer's life in danger as he tried to flee the courthouse. williams watt at the court -- williams was at the courthouse for one case when officers realized they had a warrant for another case. he was arrested, cuffed and was waiting for transport when williams said he had to go to the bathroom. he ran out the courthouse and tried to escape in a gray car. >> the suspect tried to run the officer over. the officer fired his round. >> police say williams was hit in the right
SFGTV
Aug 26, 2012 8:00pm PDT
advocates for the south beach harbor review to go over the rate methodology. the assignment was to research and verify rental rates, market trends and facilities with an analysis of the range of marina slips. and the conclusion of the survey agrees with what the redevelopment agency stated in 2010. i can reiterate it if necessary. rates were clearly below market. further analysis showed that the brits call for increases and reflected how much -- that the rates call for increases and reflected halt below market they are. but such rate increases will likely have to be phased in over time. we talked about a number of different proposals, trying to be clever and creative, to come up with a painless way to increase revenue. and we looked at various options dealing with a two-tier parking system for residents. we have concerns about the legality with the state lands. we debated different areas. after mulling it over, we think that the san francisco marina, where the america's cup is going to be this coming weekend, the new harbor, it offers a new option for the poor to look forward -- lo
KCSMMHZ
Aug 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to rebuild the economy by moving forward with joint economic projects. >>> about 48 south koreans are swimming to a disputed group of islands in the sea of japan. they are trying to show support for their country's claim to the territory. both country claim sovereignty over the islands. swimmers set out monday morning on south korea's eastern coast. south korean singer is one of those taking part. he is being joined by student from the korean national sport university. they will take turns swimming legs of the 220 kilometer trip. they aim to arrive wednesday on the anniversary of korea's liberation from japan's colonial rule. the swimmers will stream footage of their attempt on the internet. relations between the two countries have soured since south korean president visited the islands last week. he is facing calls to strengthen south korea's territorial claim. the japanese government says it's considering taking legal action at the international court of justice. >>> an nhk monthly poll showes a big majority of jap piazza worry about an unprecedented visit by south korean's presiden
PBS
Aug 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
seeking a settlement. japan's prime minister pushes south korea to talk out a territorial dispute that's put relations between the neighbors on ice. a group of tiny islands in the waters between japan and south korea is creating a rift between the countries. they both claim the territory. japanese prime minister yoshihiko noda wants to resolve the dispute in court. he's holding a news conference later in the day to explain his country's position. no da wrote a letter to south korean president lee myung bak following lee's visit to the islets earlier this month. japan calls them takeshima. south korea controls the islets and calls them dokdo. no da's letter asks for both sides to settle the dispute peacefully and in accordance with international law. his government wants to bring the issue before the international court of justice. but the south korean government refused to accept the letter. officials there sent it back to japan's foreign ministry by registered mail. no da is planning to talk about the territorial issue later on friday. he's also expected to speak about a group of
PBS
Aug 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
projects. >>> about 40 south koreans are swimming to a group of islands in the sea of japan. they are trying to show support for their country's claim to the territory. the islands are called takeshima in japan and dokdo in south korea. both countries claim sovereignty over them. the swimmers set out monday morning from gyeonsangbuk-do on south korea's eastern coast. singer kim jang-hoon is one of those taking part, along with those from the korea national sport university. they'll take turns swimming legs of the 220-kilometer trip. they aim to arrive on wednesday on the anniversary of korea's liberation from japan's colonial rule. the swimmers will stream video of their attempt on the internet. relations between the two countries have soured since south korean president lee myung-bak visited the islands last week. some in his country are pushing him to strengthen south korea's territorial claim. japanese government oicials say they are considering taking legal action at the international court of justice. >>> an nhk monthly poll suggests a majority of japanese worry about lee a visit
SFGTV
Aug 30, 2012 9:07pm PDT
recent member of the advocates for south beach harbor. i am on a fixed income. i understand you have the same problem with the finances here, although on a much bigger scale. the need to be solved, but the solution does seem little severe. 43% increase is -- whew. a lot. the parking situation to me is equally severe. sailboats require a number of people to safely move them around. putting everybody in one car is an impractical kind of thing. solving the problem by squeezing everybody else so they have no way to get into the parking lot or get access, a $600 extra fee for that, that also seems excessive. are reasonable fee and adequate space come up -- a reasonable t electricity. charging by the floods is coming to me, -- by the foot, to me, there has got to be a better way to pull that one of. there are boats that do not use electricity. some use quite a bit. but to charge by the links, there is no relationship between the use of electricity and the length of the slip or the boat. but i understand there has been a lot of discussion. probably they have less to do with the problems of
CBS
Aug 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
quote condoleezza rice and south carolina finance here are a lot more as the first female members. >> i think that they should have done this a while ago. my opinion is that it is long overdue. >> linda kramer says it is not just about golf. >> the country club is a moneyed environment and this is just an indication that they are accepting the fact that is not just men. >> one of the main sponsors is ibm which is now run by a woman
SFGTV
Aug 19, 2012 8:00pm PDT
south beach harbor requiring met with the harbor revenue. the small craft harbour construction loan states that the redevelopment agency shall review berthing charges in the general area supporting the same boating public. in the financial analysis section of the loan, page 13, titled "ability of users to pay ," it ensures the ability of users to pay. there was originally $24 million worth of bonds. the bonds -- while these funds remain outstanding, they are collected with the heart go set -- with the harbor so the annual revenue is 24 times the aggregate revenue of the bonds filing -- falling due within that year. failure to do so could result in a technical default of the bonds. so, these are big, serious challenges. right now, with the deficit, our financial staff is working hard to analyze the financial data we have received over the last couple of months. we were alarms about the -- we were alarmed about the operating deficit. we were alarmed about the operating ratios. we were alarmed about the bcdc obligations. we have cut expenses vary significantly. we have looked at the re
KCSMMHZ
Aug 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
management of the territory. >>> south korean's ruling party is primed and ready for the country's upcoming presidential electi election. members of the party picked park as their presidential candidate for the december poll. she's the daughter of a former leader, and she's popular with voters. nhk world's anna jung reports. >> reporter: members of the ruling senary party came together in a convention hall on outskirts of seoul to choose their leader. five candidates made last-minute appeals to the crowd. then officials announced the result. >> reporter: park set the tone for her campaign in her victory speech. >> translator: suspicions of wrongdoing and corruption are mounting. citizens could not even imagine the extent of the problem. i will expose anyone who is engaged in this wrongdoing. i will be sure to make a new south korea. one full of dreams and hope. >> reporter: park won 84% of the vote. ballots cast by saenuri party members and randomly picked citizens resulted in four-fifths of the result. an opinion poll made up the rest. this is a long-awaited victory for park. curr
FOX
Aug 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, most of them, south of the border and i understand council will take starbucks cards as i.d.'s as they sign know the students. it's an issue of cost for maryland residents. why should we pay for international students and in- state rate? >> we'll have to leave it there. brad, the director of help save maryland and g ustava torrez, thank you both for coming in. >>> a weather alert to parts of the region. >> we're tracking a few thunderstorms, most of which are down to the south. we have an active severe thunderstorm watch. we'll tell you about that and first, we have to get to lindsay with the sports. >> >>> later, two running backs are ruled out of the preseason game for the redskins and this is a long road trip. why not end it with a long ball? nats highlights on deck as the news edge at 6 continues. 6 co we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. . >>> at&t launched an intense antitexting while driving campaign today. it's cal
KCSMMHZ
Aug 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
south korean document handed to the diplomat asserts there is no territory dispute to settle. south korean president recently visited the islands causing japanese leaders to call for interinterpassional mediation. south korean is offering substantive counter proposal to resolve the issue. they will use historic evidence that the islets belong to japan. icj judges will not accept a trial unless south korea also agrees. but japanese leaders hope to win international support by showing that south korea's claims are groundless. >>> chinese premier and german chance lower merkel met in beijing to discuss the future economic relationship between china and europe pt premier we n and chancellor merkel spoke about buying european bonds so long as it can eval yit risks. wen said economic powers like germany and france must react to solve the debt crisis. there's a strong political will in her region to make the euro a stable kufrncy again. ceos of major german companies joined merkel in beijing, they reportedly signed business deals worth $6 billion. in teheran, countries not allied to any ma
CBS
Aug 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
south. north of town drier air has hofd in -- moved into places like montgomery county. it's going to be a partly cloudy day. you will see a lot of high thin clouds today. could be a shower or rumble of thunder this afternoon. highs upper 80s to low 90s. seven-day forecast coming up in five minutes. over to beverly farmer with timesaver traffic. >>> right now around the area pulling out all the construction barrels ought of your way for your morning commute. you're headed south out of 270, clarksburg, everything looking good on 270. nice light volume past 121 heading toward rockville. that's a look at timesaver traffic. back to you. >> thank you, beverly. >>> it is 4:39. time for the first your money segment of the morning. jessica is back with today's headlines. welcome back. >> thank you. great to be back. great to feitch in your -- sleep in your own bed after a couple days away. wall street headed higher after the jobs news we received last week that was pretty positive. we'll have to see if the enthusiasm lasts for us yet again dacht checking the numbers -- again today. check b
SFGTV
Aug 23, 2012 9:30pm PDT
, have for 39 years. as for the secretary of the advocates for south beach harbor. i would like to start to echo john masters' comment people -- ,. peter has been a great representative and has worked diligently with the tenants. we don't always agree, but he has been of good man to work with. i want to talk about berthing rates, and it seems to me there two drivers of the berthing rates. one is we have a deficit. i think all the berth holders understand the deficit has to be made up out of revenues. so we are down for that. the other driver is market value. what is the market value of south beach harbor today compared with others in the area? when we look at the berthing rates, and i have prepared an analysis for south beach harbor. i would be happy to go over this line by line and see what's what. it would take an increase of 17.2% to break even. pay the deficit. eliminate the $810,000 deficit. that does include some additional revenue peter has mentioned, some we list revenue and the charge for the second parking pass. -- wait list revenue. we also have additional revenue we hav
KCSMMHZ
Aug 22, 2012 5:30pm PDT
current diet session. >>> south korea has decided to send back a letter to japan -- they are sending back to japan a ledder from the prime minister yoshihiko noda calling for a peaceful settlement of the territorial dispute between the two countries. sending back such a letter is an unusual step in terms of diplomatic protocol. noda sent the letter to south korean president lee myung-bak last friday. it expresses regret over lee's recent visit to the islets in the sea of japan and over his remarks on bilateral ties. south korea controls the islets which are claimed by japan. they're called takeshima in japan and dokdkdo inouth korea. in the letter noda says japan proposes that the two countries resolve the matter peacefully according to international law. he urged south korea to act cautiously with a broad view of bilateral relations. a south korean government official told nhk that the letter has got the facts wrong. south korean media have reported that the government is not happy with japan calling the territory by its japanese name. asked about south korea's decision to return hi
CBS
Aug 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
have them southwest of warrenton. we have them east and south of annapolis. a couple of light wins still coming through annapolis and the heaviest on the eastern shore as you head toward chestertown, that way. 81 in annapolis with the humidity. 73 in culpeper. leesburg 72. again, there are some spotty showers out there with your highs this afternoon a little bit below average. average is 88. we'll be in the mid- to upper 80s as opposed to mid- to upper 90s. we'll take that. it's 5:00 a.m. monika is off but beverly farmer is in with timesaver traffic. >>> not a lot to tell you about which is good news. there had been a crash in the overnight hours on beach drive north of the sue tunnel and rock creek park. that should be out of your way according to the u.s. park police. that's good news heading into the district. around town no early troubles to tell you about. on the beltway, through virginia, maryland. incident free. this is the beltway south of route 50 in maryland coming up through landover on the right side of the screen is the outer loop heading into college park and on into
SFGTV
Aug 30, 2012 9:37pm PDT
current slip rates where south beach stance today, and -- stands today and where it stands with sf marina. thank you. commissioner ho: thank you. [applause] >> after angelo, peter sorenso n. >> good afternoon. i have been a berth holder for just about 35 years. i am trying to work out an economic problem. i have problems with economics, too. sailing had been one of my more economical ways of enjoying time off. i have watched the cargo from open slips to being in demand, being a wonderful community and robust in areas like that, i think the area should be reviewed in conjunction with the revenues you are seeking, as well as what you are seeking them. -- why you are seeking them. i think the community is not just the slip holders. i know those residents are he people who live in san francisco, but for the people who travel from san jose, i also pay property tax. i would like to know if that makes me a resident or an owner. i am neither owner of the property nor a resident of san francisco. should i be penalized and pay taxes? so, in the community improvements, i think they should con
SFGTV
Aug 13, 2012 2:30pm PDT
rent is low. there may be other qualities with smaller block sizes. it seems to me that south of market, there are a lot of empty lots that can create the density you are talking about. we have to be careful, especially with what she was talking about and the way that people want to build. we're basically, people are on eighth street, where people basically -- this is a large development with the internal street, the kind of thing that you see in mission bay. the kind of problem that she is pointing to is turning what was public space into private space. it really kills the opportunity for variety, and different economic class is an uses. -- classes and uses. i would rather see taller buildings that cover less of the plot so that you can walk by them. what she is suggesting on the streets that go from the north to the south, with the taller buildings. i think if we can set something up that is really about gradual change instead of thinking about rebuilding the market -- >> that raises a very interesting question about the economy, and there's an interesting question about the pa
SFGTV
Aug 19, 2012 8:30pm PDT
do it. >> john? >> hi. i am a slip holder oat south beach. just doing my precinct walking, which i have done a around the city for years, i've walked mind -- i walked my slips. i have a 43-year-old boat. >> it is a pretty 1. >> yes, our little cal30 is a pretty little boat. i have talked to people on those stocks, and almost every one of them have never heard of what is going on your. be out reach is nonexistent. putting it in a bill in search is not a good way to reach us when we pay electronically. i just pay automatically every month. i never saw the bill. if i had not been involved with the yacht club, i probably would have not heard about this for months. the outreach is a problem. i think one meeting is not going to solve the problem. i think it is going to have to go on for a few more months. you have the commercial tenants. you have the slip holders and you have the yacht club folks. they all have a different take on what you need. if they do not work on the three-legged stool, you are going to have a problem here. because it is going to collapse and it will end up in the b
CBS
Aug 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. sort of went through. the boundary is to the south but the humidity levels have not dropped in most areas. >> i know. sticky, humid. >> a comfortable morning out there. sticky afternoon. temperatures are going to make a run in the upper 80s to near 90 which is better than yesterday. before the storms hit yesterday, we got to 98 degrees on sunday afternoon. here's a look at our day planner for the rest of today. we're going to be partly sunny to mostly cloudy with more clouds south, more sun north. temperatures making a run to the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. winds sort of variable, southerly 5, 10 miles an hour. and it will also be an isolated shower or even a thunderstorm not out of the question. 84 by 7:00. going out this evening, still 81 at 9:00. humidity levels just unfortunately don't look like they're going to be dropping off all that much. look at this. we've got the satellite and radar combined. you can see up north how we've got some brakes here. a lot more brakes in the sunshine, especially north of the mason-dixon line. then the brighter white clouds, emily south of d.c
PBS
Aug 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
yotsumoto, nhk world, tokyo. >>> south korea has decided to send back to japan a letter from prime minister yoshihiko no da, calling for a peaceful settlement of the territorial dispute between the two countries. sending back such a letter is an unusual step in terms of diplomatic protocol. noda sent the letter to south korean president lee muyung bak last friday. expressing regret over the recent visit and remarks on bilateral ties. south korea controls the islets claimed by japan. they're called takeshima in japan and dokdo in south korea. in the letter noda says japan proposes the two countries resolve the matter peacefully according to international law. he urged south korea to act cautiously with the broad view of bilateral relations. a south korean government official told nhk that the letter has got the facts wrong. south korean media reported that the government is not happy with japan calling the territory by its japanese name. asked about south korea's decision to return his letter, noda said he learned about it in the news and didn't have further knowledge of the matter.
SFGTV2
Aug 15, 2012 4:30am PDT
those will come off. we will now refer to ms. tidwell's list. mission bay, south beach, rincon hill, treasure island, filipino community, and the tenderloin just added by ms. melara. >> are we keeping it together in district 6? >> we did not fully achieve that for the mission, either. mr. mcdonnell: we will not include the tenderloin. >> there is a planning department-recognized neighborhood. correct the spelling. replace "n" with "p." mr. pilpel: could i suggest combining those and saying south of market? that seems to be more of a neighborhood that we could recognize. >> they are separate, though. mr. mcdonnell: hold on. we have heard one proposal. i will confirm the spelling. >> no. that is not right. >> no what? >> we are not voting. >> could you repeat the question? mr. mcdonnell: silma -- recognized neighborhood? >> that was a public submission boundary. mr. mcdonnell: what is the first letter? >> p. mr. mcdonnell: ok. it is a p. >> excuse my spelling error. >> that is why we are editing. mr. mcdonnell: ok. again, we have selma, treasure island, mission bay -- >> i combined th
CBS
Aug 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
heating. south and west of town check this out. from front royal approaching warrenton through areas of cath let, virginia, toward quantico and stafford moving into charles county. we have showers down there. generally cloudy skies in d.c. temps in the 70s. low 70s most of the shenandoah valley. still 80 at the pax river naval air station in annapolis. 77 at andrews. highs once again mid- to upper 80s. monika is off but we have beverly farmer watching the traffic us for. >>> better news for folks that travel out of hyattstown, clarksburg. the crash moved out of your way southbound between father hurley boulevard and 118. the pace is so much better. the pace into germantown, gaithersburg, rockville much better, too. southbound 95 similar recovery coming down out of laurel, the accident before you reach the beltway after 212 moved out of the way. good news too on the beltway in alexandria. delia goncalves has all the details on the beltway in alexandria. >> reporter: beverly, some great news here on the beltway. we're here live at telegraph road overlooking the beltway and we're joined by
NBC
Aug 17, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >> i'm jon kelly. good morning, everybody. a south beach city making sure the roads for bikers are safer these days. starting today a new anti-harassment law for cyclists goes into effect in sunnyvale. this ordinance gives extra legal protection to rider os the ron ped nbc bay area's bob redell is in sunnyvale with the latest. >> reporter: this new bike anti-harassment ordinance that goes into account here today in sunnyvale makes it a civil offense for a driver to menace a bicycli bicyclist. harass can range from assault to trying to run a bicyclist off the road to making a threat. much of that is clearly already in the criminal sense, by also making it a civil offense this ordinance makes it easier for a cyclist to take a driver to court. in civil court, it's much easier to prove wrongdoing since the burden of proof is lower than in criminal court. this new ordinance gives the judge the discretion to trip it will amount of damages awarded to the cyclist. >> i don't think it's been a big issue. i've never been harassed myself by any drivers. i don't see it as a big problem. >> it'
KCSMMHZ
Aug 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
first olympics in south america. but critics have raised concerns about the city's traffic jams, lack of accommodation and poor security. >>> olympic organizers and host cities plan years in advance for the games. so no surprise people in tokyo are looking well beyond rio. members of the olympic bid committee are working hard to win the 2020 summer games five decades after the city hosted the world in 1964. nhk world's tomoko kamata reports. >> reporter: two other cities are in the running for the event and the paralympics. tokyo's competition is istanbul and spain's capital madrid. tokyo announced its hosting plan in february. the city centered its vision on boosting reconstruction after the march 11th disaster. critics say the city's weak point is low public support. nhk asked the community member what the team thought of the london games and what he learned to improve its presentation plans. >> first of all, we have run very nice system of transportation. i know it was a little bit difficult, but finally they managed very smoothly. they used the public transportation as much
CBS
Aug 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
right now are south of town. so i think it's going to be okay for the nats and braves. let me start with live doppler 9,000. most of which are south of fredericksburg. we had a couple pop up earlier in southern st. mary's county. right now, unless you are going south of fredericksburg, we don't see anything. it looks like a dry commute home. speak of the game, temperatures generally in the low 80s. a few clouds, but i think we'll stay dry. winds out of the southeast at 10. another huge game for the nats. for tonight, shower or thunderstorm possible, mainly south and comfortable. lows 58 to 68 downtown. we will come back, tropical storm isaac just formed. we'll tell you where he is headed. >> thanks, topper. despite pressure from his own party, republican president is not dropping out of the space. it all stems from his controversial remark about rape and abortion. >> missouri republican is holding his ground and staying in the senate race. tuesday afternoon on the mike huckabee radio show, he said he is standing on principle. >> i misspoke one word and all of a sudden overnight, eve
CBS
Aug 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
group performed in south carolina with a backdrop of a swastika. >> i'm totally devastated. his father is devastated. we're pretty much in shock. >> reporter: lori page hasn't seen her step son since 1999. she's divorced from his father. she said page had a normal childhood. >> when he lived in texas with us, he had hispanic friends and he had black friends. you know, there was none of that. >> reporter: investigators are trying to determine if sunday's attack in oak creek was a hate crime. six people were killed, three critically wounded. wade had a criminal record including convictions for criminal mischief and arrests for driving under the influence. sources tell cbs news the gun used in the shooting was legally purchased at this suburban milwaukee gun shop july 28. the sikh community around wisconsin is gathering to remember the victims. >> it was a bad, tragic thing for us but we won't lose our hopes. >> reporter: flags near the temple are flying at half staff and memorials for the victims are expected to take place friday. susan mcginnis, cbs news, oak creek, wisconsin. >>> jared
SFGTV
Aug 30, 2012 5:37am PDT
, and i think south of market has this, it is just unrealized, and one thing you -- we may want to look further at is how to connect them together more so there is -- they are more seamlessly integrated. right now, if you were to walk down the alley way, you are interrupted by the streets. these are confined to these big blocks, and with the one-way traffic, which is a disaster, i think all the streets should be two ways, suddenly, you don't want to continue because you cannot get across into the next valley. one thing that would be good to look at is how to create a feeling of integrating the block together so that they're not completely individual and isolated units. the may be easier ways to get across the large streets. in some locations you can cross the blocks, but you have to go all the way back to the corner and would not be able to continue. i think the alleys, because of the scale and the industrial character of the existing buildings have this tremendous potential that is not realized, and it could make south of market a pedestrian-friendly area. the large, busy streets
KCSMMHZ
Aug 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
another territorial dispute. this one with its closest neighbor to the west. south korea is claiming sovereignty over islets in the sea of japan and erected a stone monument on one of them. south korean officials attended sun di's unveilinger is menny on takashima. the government commissioned the monument. it is engraved with the name on the front and republic of korea on rear based on the handwriting. >> the islands belong to south korea from a historical standpoint. geography and international law. erecting a monument on the islands is no different than doing so on the korean peninsula. >> he became the first south korean president to visit takashima on the 10th. the government has proposed filing a joint request with south crkorea to peacefully resolve the dispute. >> a presidential election will take lace place in south korea in december. in preparation members of the governing party voted to choose their candidate on sunday. the party is scheduled to hold a national convention on monday to announce the winner. the result will be based o on sunday's vote and opinion polls conduct
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. but these storms are really slow movers and we could see some heavy rain, especially south and west of town. no warnings yet. see the green, that's lighter activity to the north and west. will zoom up to the north and west first up towards frederick and parts of loudoun county. generally light activity. a little bit of moderate rain. we'll slide down to the south. and now we get some heavier activity down to the south, especially if you get south of the plains. south of 66 and pretty good rains out south of warrenton. we'll zoom back out and we'll put this into motion. where is it going into in the next hour? it is moving very, very slowly off to the south and to the east. just barely moving. now, the good news is notice all of the yellows go out. so in some ways we get some significant and much needed rain across the metro area tonight. we'll tell you, this is going to affect your morning commute. i'll tell you if we're going to have more big storms tomorrow afternoon. >> thank you, top. >>> a big majority in the house of representatives voted tonight to ban all abortions in dc after
KRON
Aug 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
rolling north bound sometimes on the south bound and i do see that the cars often slow down and that could be because of all the flashing lights that you see on the shoulder. >> george: the impact of the flashing lights may be diminished somewhat. the chp says that you can cut over to 37 and take lakeville to avoid the potential delays but i think the big problem that you have pointed out is likely to be through navato on the southbound side with only two lanes, thick live bottle up the south bound by coming out of petaluma and heading south for the rest of marin county. that is the hot spot right now let us get a check of the weather with james fletcher. >> james: we have the daily planner walking us through this we will start off with a morning fog and drizzle. the golden gate bridge camera shows a nice shot of the marine layer. it will be sold to clear, we're looking for slightly cooler temperatures with mostly sunny afternoons. in the evening the fog will come back up against the coastline will have a complete look at your forecast and talk about more long-term things coming >> d
WHUT
Aug 17, 2012 7:30am EDT
of justice. the japanese called the islands takeshima islands. the south korea government officials need to agree before the court will hear the case. japan regards south korea as an important member of the united nations and apepealed to the government in seoul. foreign minister koichiro gemba has summoned the ambassador. to inform him of the decision. south korean president lee bak made a visit to the islands on friday. japanese government officials say he entered theirtorytory illegally. they recalled the ambassador from seoul. the international court of justice will not handle any legal dispute without the consent of the party concerned. south korea refused proposals to take the dispute to court. in 1954 and 1962. >>> british government officials say they will never allow safe passage to a man who is of interest to a number of countries. julian assange is trying to avoid extradition to sweden. the founder of wic -- wikileaks has been holed up in the ecuador embassy in london. he faces arrest if he leaves embassy grounds. people around the world clicked on wikileaks after the sit
PBS
Aug 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
scheduled this fall. >>> japan has territorial problems with south korea as well. it's starting to overshadow business. japanese credit card companies announced it will postpone the start of new services in south korea. the firm canceled a press conference scheduled for next week in seoul to mark the launch of the new business. the company had planned to begin the issuance of prepaid cards for up japanese travelers in south korea next month. the recent strained relations between japan and south korea are believed to be behind the postponement. bilateral tension began after south korean president bak made a sudden visit to a group of disputed islands in the sea of japan last friday. the islands are claimed by both countries. >>> japan is to help myanmar draw up rules for trading financial products. that's in the run-up to the establishment of a stock market. it's ahead of expected growth in myanmar's economy as they move towards a full-fledged democracy. the government of myanmar plans to set it up by the end of 2015. the tokyo stock exchange and diwa security groups of japan give a
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